Huda Ahmed


Huda Ahmed reports from Baghdad for McClatchy newspapers.

Articles by this Author
Ramadan in Wounded Baghdad

In Ramadans past, teams of men drawn from neighborhoods across Baghdad faced off in nighttime matches of mihaibis (the ring game), an amusing pastime dating back to the Ottoman Empire. A ring, small enough to conceal in the palm of the...

Women in the Shadows of Democracy

“Life would get better.” Women throughout Iraq told themselves that constantly during the first, cautiously hopeful months of the US-British occupation of their country.

As the electricity blinked on and off, the water stopped...